FBI picks Lockheed for HP upgrades

Lockheed Martin Corp. will increase the processing power of FBI computers under a new contract that could be worth up to $16 million over five years.

The company will provide Hewlett Packard Superdome Server and a total of 16 Uplift Kits ? upgrade kits that add processors to existing high-powered computers ? to the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division. The division is based in Clarksburg, WV.

The contract builds on Lockheed Martin's previous work with the CJIS. The FBI uses the Superdome computers for its Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System. Lockheed originally installed the computers in 2003.

The CJIS is the FBI's central repository for criminal justice information services. It furnishes name checks, fingerprints, criminal history data and other information to law enforcement officials, all of which demand powerful information technology. The 2003 project streamlined and modernized the IT infrastructure at the division.

Lockheed, based in Bethesda, Md., ranks No. 1 on Washington Technology's 2007 Top 100 list of the largest federal government prime contractors.

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Technology journalist Michael Hardy is a former FCW editor.

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